Many people believe entrepreneurs are born while others tend to think circumstances shape their futures. You could say it’s a mixture of the two. Most entrepreneurs appreciate freedom over anything else. There is no greater freedom in determining how successful you’ll be or how long you enjoy your morning cup of coffee. If you want to work for yourself, you can always develop the qualities entrepreneurs have.

They Listen to Their Voice
Entrepreneurs know they will run into people who will tell them that they can’t do a variety of things. Most often, people tell you that you can’t do something because they’re too afraid to do it themselves or they fear they’ll have to change if you change. To be successful, you have to hold onto your dreams and make what you want possible. You can’t get discouraged when the bank tells you that you can’t get a loan. You can’t let people get you down when you don’t close on a sale right away. Success comes to those who keep on no matter what.

They Believe in What They’re Doing
Entrepreneurs aren’t out to just make a lot of money. Money helps you to do the things in life you love, so it’s part of the reason people go into business for themselves. However, to be successful, you have to want to genuinely impact people’s lives and desire to change the world for the better. These are the motivating factors that drive entrepreneurs in business. This sets entrepreneurs up for success because people are naturally persuaded to get on board with their vision.

They Customize Their Life
Entrepreneurs live a customized life. Everything they do or see is dedicated to living the best life possible. They wake up early because no one else is awake. They have a morning ritual that gets them into the right mindset. An entrepreneur knows how to get into their flow. They do things that make them feel alive. They do all of this regardless of what others are doing. They also continually seek out ways to do things better or live a better way.

Entrepreneurs work incredibly hard, but they also work smart. They know what they want isn’t for the faint of heart, so they’re willing to do what it takes to get it.

About The Author
Yuri Vanetik is an Entrepreneur, Private Investor, Coalition Builder, and Philanthropist in Orange County, California. He is the Managing Partner of Vanetik International, LLC, a management consulting firm which offers advisory services and strategic planning to businesses and industries. He is also the Managing Partner of Dominion Asset Management, a technology-driven opportunity real estate fund that invests in undervalued real estate throughout the United States. Yuri Vanetik brings over 20 years of professional experience in a variety of roles, and has been featured in notable publications, including the Wall Street Journal, California Business Journal, Forbes, and Entrepreneur.

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